Teaching and Learning Staff at Frist
Lisa Herschbach, Director of the McGraw Center and Associate Dean of the College
328A Frist Campus Center
Lisa oversees the operations of the McGraw Center to ensure that its many services and programs in support of teaching and learning are internally well coordinated and aligned with the educational priorities of the Office of the Dean of the College. She leads efforts to expand the work of the Center across all areas of the undergraduate curriculum and facilitates campus-wide conversations on the art and practice of teaching. Before joining the McGraw staff in September 2013, she served for 10 years as a residential college dean supervising the academic advising of Princeton undergraduates. She holds a doctorate degree in the History of Science from Harvard (1997). Prior to coming to Princeton, Lisa was a faculty member in the Department of History at NJIT/Rutgers, where she taught American history, disability studies, and medical and environmental history. Her monograph, Prosthetic Reconstructions, received the Bruns Prize from the Society of Literature and Science.
Janet Temos, Director, Educational and Classroom Technologies
328B Frist Campus Center
Janet is currently the director of ECT, whose mission is to assist Princeton faculty in using computer technology in their teaching and research. Her special interests in educational technology include student response systems, course blogs, annotation applications, digital publications, and tools for academic writing. She began working with the Educational Technologies Center (ETC) in 1993 and became a full-time member of the staff in 2000. Janet was trained as an architectural historian, and received degrees in art history from Williams College (MA 1992), and Princeton University (PhD 2001). Her specialization is in the art and architecture of the English baroque. She has taught courses at Lehigh University, The College of New Jersey, and Princeton University. Janet is coauthor of articles on the history of architecture and art of the Indian subcontinent, and the author of several book reviews as well as articles on the use of technology in teaching.
Nic Voge, Associate Director, Undergraduate Learning Program
328E Frist Campus Center
Nic develops, designs and directs McGraw’s undergraduate academic support programming including Study Hall, Strategic Learning Consultations, Learning Strategy Workshops, Review Sessions, and other course-specific programming. He hires, trains and supervises a staff of 70+ graduate and undergraduate fellows. Recognizing the variety and complexity of learning demands students encounter when studying in various disciplines and courses, our programs focus on assisting students as they adapt to unfamiliar learning situations as they transition into and through Princeton University. In his research and writing Nic investigates the unique educational expectations of elite research universities such as Princeton. Working with individual faculty members and graduate students, Nic adopts a comprehensive approach to course design in order to enhance learning from teaching. He is active in the College Reading and Learning Association and is currently co-authoring a book (Cambridge University Press) aimed at helping university professors promote student engagement in their courses.
Geneva Stein, Assistant Director, Undergraduate Learning Program
328C Frist Campus Center
Geneva administers the Study Hall @Frist quantitative peer-tutoring program. She hires, schedules, and mentors 90+ undergraduate study hall tutors and works with McGraw Graduate Fellows to design and facilitate a comprehensive, ongoing tutor training program. McGraw’s tutor training is based on a reflective practitioner model recognizing that tutors, like other educators, can continuously improve and augment their skills. Geneva received her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Neuroscience and marries her STEM background with learning support by running workshops focused on undergraduate research skills, thesis prep, time management, and the science of student learning. She also provides individual learning consultations for students from STEM disciplines.
Sandra Moskovitz, Manager
328D Frist Campus Center
Sandy’s responsibilities include coordinating the New Faculty and AI Orientations, the Teaching Transcript and Mentoring Fund programs, as well as the Graduate Mentoring Award for faculty. In addition she serves the McGraw Center as financial manager and provides administrative and programmatic support for all other McGraw Center and English Language Program events. A member of the McGraw staff since 2000, Sandy completed the HR Management Development Certificate Program. She is a graduate of Muhlenberg College.
Wanda Holovacs, Office Assistant
328 Frist Campus Center
Wanda Holovacs has been part of the McGraw Center professional staff since its inception in 1999. She provides office support services, with emphasis on office and classroom technology. Prior to her current position, she worked at various locations on campus, including the facilities and mathematics departments. Before coming to Princeton, Wanda worked as a customer support supervisor for several years at Educational Testing Service in the department of SAT Services for Students with Disabilities. Outside of work, Wanda enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She has many interests and hobbies, including traveling, cooking, and photography.
Margaret "Margo" Orlando, Program Administrator, Mid-Career Fellowship Program
327 Frist Campus Center
Margaret “Margo” Orlando administers the Mid-Career Fellowship Program, a one-year fellowship for NJ community college professors and academic administrators who come to Princeton to revitalize their academic interests and teaching. Margo works closely with each year’s cohort of Fellows to facilitate their coursework at Princeton and coordinates the Fellows’ Seminar; at the end of the year, she prepares their essays for online publication and assembles a retrospective of their work in a yearbook. Prior to joining McGraw, Margaret worked as a Project Manager for the Woodrow Wilson School’s Survey Research Center on the Mellon Foundation sponsored Graduate Education Initiative Study. She also served as Project Manager for the MacArthur Foundation sponsored New Jersey Housing and Community Study, where the results were recently published in the book Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb. A native New Yorker, Margo resides in Princeton with her filmmaker husband, Robert and son, Dante.